Extrajudicial Killings

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 07:37
The United Nations expressed its support for Human Rights Watch on Thursday, calling on the Colombian government “not to shoot the messenger” denouncing impunity in the military killings of thousands of civilians.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 07:25
Despite being scrutinized over the killing of thousands of civilians, Colombia’s armed forces continued killing civilians to present them as guerrillas killed in combat throughout 2014, according to the United States government.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:38
In Kenya, police killings are a sadly common affair.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 07:02
Many generals and other high-ranking officers in Colombia’s armed forces may have known about a pattern of soldiers killing civilians and passing off the deaths as guerrilla casualties in the campaign against rebel insurgencies, according to a report to be released on Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:39
Extensive previously unpublished evidence implicates many Colombian army generals and colonels in widespread and systematic extrajudicial killings of civilians between 2002 and 2008, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 06:28
In an exclusive interview as part of an investigation supported by the Investigative Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley, former Magistrate Judge Ulises Bernabé García describes what he says really happened in the Iguala police station that night.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 07:37
Mexico needs to conduct an impartial investigation into a recent shootout between police and civilians that left 42 civilians and one officer dead in the western state of Michoacan, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 08:10
Colombia's attorney-general has said he will step up investigations of 22 army generals for their alleged role in the killing of dozens of civilians in a notorious episode of the country's five-decade conflict.
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 07:41
During a confrontation between the Burundian army and armed rebels which took place in Cibitoke Province between 30 December 2014 and 4 January 2015, 95 assailants were killed, 37 cases of which qualified as extra-judicial killings.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 00:00
He said his commanders gave him explosives and weapons to plant on the victim's body to make the accusations of guerrilla activity plausible.